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valley, steve jobs resignation. as ceo, he transformed the world of music technology, and the ipad. those products have propelled apple to the second-most valuable company in america. so, what happens now? >> his personal v vion is on every, single product that they make. and it's very clear that he is so passionate about the company. and that he personally drives almost everything they do. and so, it's hard to imagine anyone else taking the reins because, rankly, it feels like they're almost literally stepping into his shoes. >> steve jobs has survived cancer and a liver transplant. but in his brief statement, he said he could no longer perform his duties. he asked to be given a new title, chairman of t t board. >>> now, we turn to libya and the turmoil in tripoli. the rebels are making progress in taking control of the capital. the rebels are offering a good fight. one group of gadhafi supporters were holding journalists and others at a hotel for six days. conditions began to worsen as food began to run out. finally yesterday, they agreed to release the journalists to the red cross. >>
. >>> another major headline this morning is the sudden resignation of steve jobs, the founder of apple computer. as the influential visionary steps down, what's next foror h innovative and profitable company? >> this has been expected for the last few months. looking thin and gaunt. he was a pancreatic cancer survivor. >> interesting timing, this announcement, however. >> yes. it was, too. much more on that coming up this half hour. >>> later this half hour, as well, a store manager is looking for a woman who trashed her lottery ticket that was worth 10,000 bucks. she bought it, then tossed it and left the store. >> that's a first. >> oh, man. >>> we begin with the colossal hurricane, well on its way to becoming a frightful category 4 storm. >> an absolute monster. hurricane irene is slamming the entire length of the bahamas this morning. uprooting trees, tearing off roofs. and millions of people along the east coast are fearing the worst. abc's linsey davis is in the bahamas with the latest. hi, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, rob and tanya. we're seeing the effects of irene. we've seen som
? >> uh-huh. >>> we were talking earlier about steve jobs and how his vision has revolutionized the world. part of that revolution is taking place in a small alabama town, where the high school is setting aside textbooks in favor of mac books. >> a sign of the times. the laptops are part of a $2 million pilot program, aimed at making the teachers and students more interactive. >> i'd love to get a mac book from my school. students get to keep them all year in the classroom as well as at home, for taking tests, doing homework and conducting research. nice perk there. >> the superintendent said the school is trying to eliminate textbooks altogether and give every student a laptop. >> that would be great. >> wow, unbelievable. >> i think we'll have all of our text books on ipads. and you don't have to carry around the textbooks. >> it woululbe nice. and good for your back, too. >>> we'll be back right after this. ♪ too. >>> we'll be back right after this. ♪ hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor
going to talk about his caddie. his former caddie steve williams, who was fired not that long ago. rather unceremoniously, one might argue, after being with tiger woods for about 11 years. this weekend the bridgestone invitational took place where tiger has had a lot of success. he was not with his caddie, steve williams. in fact, steve williams was with adam scott who you see on the right. guess who won. yeah, not tiger woods. adam scott won. >> there's some justice in there. >> poetic justice here. there are those saying steve williams is a bit of a sore winner. he's sort of bragging a little bit about all of this, gloloing that fortunes have turned in his favor. >> hard not to do if you are fired. >> tiger woods finished 37th in this tournament. so his fortunes not doing so well. >> maybe the caddie brings the luck. >> some advice, you never know, caddies can make a difference. >> as we know, charlie sheen's character is no o ng over "two and a half men." ashton kutchch all set to take over. now we have the details how they got rid of charlie's character. apparently he will hav
's no doubt in my mind, someone got pretty hurt. >> everybody you talk to at apple is going to tell you, steve jobs is one guy. but the truth is, steve jobs is a notorious micromanager. >> it slapped me in the face. >> really? >> its tail slapped me in the face. >> calmer waters there. >> yeah. its tail slapped me in the face. >> they were in a kayak. that's why they were talking about that story. fun things coming up next week. the mtv video awards. >> and tomorrow, octomom, nadya suleman, will participate in a celebrity boxing match. >> that will be a class act. >>> and on monday, will be the sixth anniversary of hurricane katrina. a national day of remembrance for those victims, as well. >>> coming up, a remarkable story of survival. >> a man who nearly died after the joplin, missouri, tornado, has a lot of reasons to celebrate. more with that, after we come back. >>> welcome back, everybody. you may have seen our reporting last week about the first day of school in joplin, missouri, which was wiped off the map by a devastating tornado, in may. >> and now, the story of a victim that nearly
that apple's founder steve jobs is stepping down sent people online to find out more about his health, his family and the stock. tim cook also garnered lots of searches. >>> celebrity breakups were big this week, as will and jada fended off rumors of divorce. and the talk host sara gilbert split from her longtime partner. >>> and finally, the web is buzzing with back to school. parents are looking for everything from healthy school snacks, to justin bieber backpacks, to school supply lists. and with school budgets in a pinch, lots of teachers are scrambling to put their classes together with fewer resources. you can help your child's xd teacher through the home room pages for home room teachers on yahoo!. we teamed up to help teachers and students get the supplies they need this fall. have a great weekend, guys. back to you. >> other things that were the death of nick ashford, from ashford simpson. and the hot sauce mom who got in trouble. >> that's right, who filmed that just to get on the dr. phil show. >> you'll be ready for back-to-school soon enough with your two young boys at home. >
on steve harvey's book "act like a lady, think like a man." this didn't sit too well with anderson. take a listen. >> i for one cannot imagine why this did not happen sooner. if there's one thing you can say about chris brown, currently on probation for viciously assaulting his then-girlfriend rihanna, he oozes romance. >> how do you really feel, anderson? don't hold anything back. >> say what you think all the time. that's the best job in tv, huh? >> absolutely. >> chris brown did tweet, i guess people need ratings. it's cool, much love. kind of a passive-aggressive response. guess.s trying to move on, i >>> all right, now celebs are uniting to bring focus to africa where there's a lot of -- the food crisis in east africa, you've got beyonce, madonna, u2, they're all agreeing to run this video on their websites and on their social networking sites. you can see a bit of it here. they're not the only ones. britney spears, lady gaga, coldplay, it goes on and on and on, of course to raise attention for the cause. >> using this great bob marley song. >> absolutely. >> stay with us, everybody
not belong there. here's wzzm's steve patterson. >> it was a pacu. >> reporter: however you say it. >> when i saw them teeth i said, this isn't normal. this is a strange-looking fish. >> reporter: this fish out of water is a fish out of water. so to speak. >> i just thought it was so pretty, the colors. >> reporter: asa and her fiance richard went fishing on sunday in the grand river near their home. after this success something feisty took a bite. >> second i threw the pole out, it was -- the pole was jumping. i said to richard -- >> there it is. >> here it is. >> reporter: it was a pacu, a vehicle darian piranha native to the amazon river in south america. it's a species that doesn't belong in the grand river and it was likely dumped by someone who couldn't take care of it. let's be honest, okay? there's probably a lot o of stu that doeoe't necessarily belong in the grand river. but to dump a species that doesn't belong in the river? some might call that a form of animal cruelty. that's what this fish expert would say. >> mostly it's sad to see there's another pacu that isn't where it belon
around the country for hours to find some new work. abc's steve osunsami reports from atlanta. >> reporter: there were so many people desperate for work, trying to get to this job fair, traffic here was backed up for miles and miles. thousands waited overnight. some camped out in their business suits andffice heels in the stifling heat. >> i got here at 9:12. i got in there at like 1:58. >> i'm going to be positive. that's the only way i can be right now. >> reporter: authorities treated 20 people for heat exhaustion and were struggling to keep the line moving and get people moved inside. >> you came out here to get a job, not to get si. >> reporter: derek clayton, under the umbrella, is a former security guard with three children to feed. he's been looking for work since may. >> you got child, kids, bills. you have to stay somewhere. you don't want to be homeless. >> reporter: stacy is a secretary laid off last fall. ronald carter, a certified pipe fitter, laid off in january. >> i came here thihinking i'd g a break. >> reporter: and? >> it's in the air, i guesess. >> reporte
's steve dorsey on the north carolina shore. >> reporter: the waiting days of summer tourist season at wrightsville beach could soon be disrupted. since the start of the week, people throughout wrightsville and new hanover county have been keeping a close eye on hurricane irene. >> it kind of concerns me being that big and that strong of winds. >> reporter: this family visiting the beach says they're worried hurricane irene could cut short their vacation planned through saturday. they're trying to enjoy the beach while they have the chance, but they've already stocked up on supplies. and have paid close attention to forecasts. >> this is the hurricane planning tool we use. it's called hurr-evac. >> reporter: throughout the day, new hanover emergency management officials, like warren lee, have been closely following the storm's progress. lee says the area could still feel the effects of irene, even >> this s is a big storm. t hit. even if we don't get a direct hit, the tropical storm force winds will be on top of us for an extended period of time. i expect we'll have some infrastruct
"the view," joy behar who's been with herman steve for 29 years. i'm not getting married, there's no point, she got married on friday. the next day, sherri shepherd, co-host on "the view," she gets married to television writer lamar sally in her hometown of chicago. on top of that, brooke burke and who i think is one of the hottest women on the planet, "dancing with the stars," yes, she got married to david shar vet. sheaf been engaged for several years, have two kids together. she's married. tara reid, shockingly, stayed sober long enough to exchange vows with somebody. >> that's just mean. >> it would be funny if it. she got engaged to a danish businessman named michael. heather locklear, she got engaged to actor and singer jack wagner who you may remember from "melrose place." >> singing to her she's all he needs. they go to the same hairdresser. >> are you going to sing this song? >> i'm not going to sing anymore. i'm going to talk about pippa middleton's butt. >> let's discuss that, get into that. >> stop the train. that butt, that butt you see right there that got her so f
's the new how you doing? my name is steve. my family's lived in this neighborhood for years. recently, things got so tight we had to go to our local food bank for help. i lost a lot of sleep worrying about what the neighbors might think. that is, until i saw them there, too. how'd i do, steve? a little stiff. you could have done a little better. what? come on. you know, i have an academy award. yeah, but not for playing me. announcer: play a role in ending hunger. announcer: when you earn your ged diploma, the barriers in your life fall. take the first step and get free ged information in your area at 1-877-38-your-ged, or >>> this morning on "world news now," river rescues. the raging waterways in the northeast flooded by the rereants of hurricane irene. >> dozens of people were killed and the national guard is in a rush to get those still out of danger. it is wednesday, august 31st. >> good morning, i'm rob nelson. >> i'm tanya rivero. it's still too early to tell how mumu storm damage there is and how much it will cost to clean up after irene and there's still no power
them over and over again, don't give up. don't give up. hang in there. >> reporter: steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >>> a major shakeup in the far east. in addition to the market plunges. a strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck near the coast of honchu, japan, newer the crippled fukushima power plant. there was no immediate threat there and a tsunami alert was called off. >>> at least three people are dead after two bombs went off in afghanistan this morning. the explosions went off at a british compound in kabul. the target was apparently the british council, a cultural and educational institution funded by the british government. already the taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. >>> britaiais prince harry has toured an area hard hit by last week's riots. he praised emergency workers who carried on with their jobs despite being pelted by rocks. he also met with injured police officers. 3,000 people are been arrested in connection with those riots. >>> a 23-year-old babysitter in day don't that beach,h, florida has been charged with chihi neglect after riding in the bac
begins with wtvd's steve dorsey. >> reporter: the waiting days of summer tourist seasoso at wrightsville beach could be disrupted. throughout the week people here have been keeping a close eye on hurricane irene. >> kind of conceed being that big and that strong of wind. >> reporter: this family visiting the beach says they're worried hurricane irene could cut short their vacation planned through saturday. they're trying to enjoy the beach while they have the chance, but they've already stocked up on supplies. and have paid close attention to forecasts. >> this is the hurricane planning tool we use. >> reporter: throughout the day, newhanover emergency management officials have been closely following the storm's progress. he says the area could still feel the effects of irene,ven if it doesn't make a direct hit. >> this was a big storm, even if we don't get a direct hit, the tropical storm force winds will be on top of us for an extended period of time. i expect we'll have some infrastructure damage. i expect we'll have a considerable power outage. expect the worst. it could happen. >> r
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